Olympic museum strikes deal with USOC

The effort to build a U.S. Olympic Museum as part of City for Champions tourism venture has hit a milestone by reaching an agreement with the U.S. Olympic Committee, museum backers said in a news release today.

In the release, Dick Celeste, who’s heading the museum effort, says fund-raising will now begin in earnest, with hopes of raising $70 million in donations.

Read more from the Colorado Springs Independent.